Why Specialized MBAs Are Important for Africa

The business education world has seen an impressive upsurge in the demand for specialized MBAs in recent years, and with good reason. You’re probably familiar with traditional MBA degrees, which represent a sound qualification for any managerial position in the global business landscape,…

What Makes Management Culture Transnational

We often talk about the increasing transnationalism of today’s world. But what, exactly, does “transnational” mean? Contends professor of transnational anthropology Steven Vertovec in his eponymously titled book, “‘Transnationalism’ refers to multiple ties and interactions linking people or institutions across the borders of…

The Value of an MBA Internship

An MBA can be highly demanding as the coursework can get hectic, exams can be strenuous, and trying to combine an education with a personal life can sometimes take its toll, hardly leaving the vigour or time to pursue an MBA internship. However,…

What It Takes to Get Accepted at a Top MBA Program

When prestigious MBA programs choose students, academic performance is an important factor, but it is not the only factor, according to MBA admissions officers. Because business schools are professional schools designed to prepare students to thrive in the business world, these schools seek…

What is a PGDip

A Postgraduate Diploma (also known as a PGDip) is a postgraduate qualification offered across a range of different subjects. PGDips are typically vocational courses designed to further your skills in a certain area, or train you for a specific career path. The qualification…

What is an MBA

An MBA (otherwise known as a Master’s in Business Administration) is a postgraduate qualification that focuses on the aspects considered key to running a business. An MBA is both a widely recognised qualification among the business world and an excellent form of management…

The Pros & Cons of a General MBA

The business landscape has changed dramatically over the past decade. Three years ago, few executives understood or could explain the benefits of hybrid cloud computing; five years ago, Uber was a fledgling idea and driverless cars were the stuff of science fiction; ten…

Why International Classmates Equal MBA Success

Most conventional representations of MBA programs portray students as pitted against each other. After all, in preparing to enter the intensely competitive, “dog eat dog” business world, aren’t they also preparing to compete with each other in the race to the top? But…

Three Reasons to Go Global For Your Executive MBA

For the past decade, the Hay Group division of Korn Ferry and FORTUNE magazine have partnered to rank the World’s Most Admired Companies (WMAC). Perennial winner Apple claimed the top spot on the list in 2016, followed by Alphabet (Google), Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway,…

The Pros and Cons of Getting an MBA

Those three letters after your name can open doors, get you an introduction, and set you on your way. Or, they can set you back $100,000 and take up to three years to earn. Is it worth it? For some—definitely. For others—you might…